Schlumberger profit rises 20 pct as global drilling booms
Oct 18 (Reuters) - Schlumberger Ltd, the world's largest oilfield services company, reported a 20 percent rise in quarterly profit as global drilling activity remained buoyant.
Net income rose to $1.71 billion, or $1.29 per share, in the third quarter, from $1.42 billion, or $1.07 per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose nearly 11 percent to $11.61 billion.
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